Oil Field Accident Sends 2 Men to Burn Center

Two men remain in the Lubbock Burn Center today following an industrial accident south of Spearman Tuesday afternoon. 

According to the Sheriff's department, two men were working on a drilling rig around 5:30 when they received severe steam burns. 

Lifestar from Amarillo flew one victim to the burn center while the other was taken by plane to Lubbock.

Both men are said to have suffered burns over about 70% of their bodies. 

The names of the victims and their current conditions have not yet been released.